Arsenal registers Iwobi, nine other Nigerians in latest Premier League squad
Asides the popular Alex Iwobi, Arsenal have registered nine other players with Nigerian descent in their Premier League squad for the season. The Gunners registered Ryan Alebiosu, Bukayo Saka and Arthur Okonkwo, who were handed contracts in January 2018, in their Premier League squad. Others registered and also classed as U21 are Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun,…
Nwakali, four new players make Rohr’s 24-man team for Seychelles
Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr yesterday in Lagos picked former Golden Eaglets’ Captain, Kelechi Nwakali, Everton youngster, Henry Onyekuru and four new players in the 24-man team he is preparing for next month’s African Nations Cup qualifier against Seychelles.
FC Porto sign Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali
FC Porto have completed the signing of Super Eagles midfielder Kelechi Nwakali on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder who was part of the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup winner joined Arsenal in 2016 on a five-year deal. He made his debut for the national team in their 3 -2 defeat…
Five players who should have made Super Eagles World Cup list
With many players hoping to play a part on football’s biggest stage, heart breaks, disappointment and a fair bit of tantrum follows the announcement of the list of players heading to the World Cup. For the Super Eagles Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr worked his list from 30 players, trimming five players before he dropped…
Atlético Madrid wins GOtv MAX Cup, beats Eagles B Team 3-2
Super Eagles Team B yesterday lost 2-3 to the resilient Atlético Madrid in the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup held at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.
Outstanding Five: Iheanacho, Nwakali star over the weekend
Kelechi Iheanacho Maybe this might be that break he so needed, the goal, that sparks things into life, that causes that long awaited chain of positive events. Iheanacho’s last goal in a league match was against West Ham U23 in September in the Premier League 2. Finally he’s gotten off the mark for the…
Arsenal may recall Nwakali from VVV Venlo
Arsenal is planning to recall Nigeria U-20 international, Kelechi Nwakali from his loan spell at Dutch club VVV Venlo as a result of his lack of first-team opportunities...
Wenger to assess Nwakali through Thursday’s U23 friendly
Highly-rated Nigerian youth international, Kelechi Nwakali is in line to play for Arsenal when they take on Barnet in a pre season game on Thursday, reports owngoalnigeria.com.
Nwakali set for first team battles at Arsenal
After excellent performances at the U-17 World Cup in 2015, Kelechi Nwakali was a wonderkid, whose stock rose rapidly before finally completing a five-year deal to join Arsenal in March last year.
Kelechi Nwakali named Arsenal’s most outstanding loanee
Nigeria’s U-20 international, Kelechi Nwakali has picked up an award at the alternative end of season awards by highly-respected Arsenal youth team expert, Jeorge Bird.